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Wood Floors and Water Don’t Mix

Q: While I was away on a business trip, my roommate decided to buy a couple of floor plants and put the containers directly onto the hardwood floor with nothing under them. By the time I got back, a couple of waterings later, water had run out of the pots Continue reading →

Cornerstone Realty Associates

Cornerstone Realty Associates

The Genesee Valley Penny Saver honors this week’s Business in Your Community: Cornerstone Realty Associates Business Description: • Helping you buy and sell your real estate • Land, residential, commercial and everything in between Business History: • Family owned and operated for over 30 years • With a principle of Continue reading →

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Why Weather Stripping?

Q: What’s the point of adding weather stripping around doors and windows? Today’s homes are pretty well built already. — Jake in Denver A: It’s true that good quality, sturdy doors and windows are available these days, but not all homes have them installed: Maybe the builder went with cheaper Continue reading →

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Protecting Apartment from Bad Water Leak

Q: I heard a horror story from an old college friend about her apartment’s pipes springing a leak in the wintertime, and the maintenance crew not addressing it for days. I don’t know what I would do in the same situation. Do you have any advice? — Taysha L., Alexandria, Continue reading →